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Published: 2021-07-29

Notes on the spider genus Dysdera Latreille, 1804 (Araneae: Dysderidae) in Central Asia

Altai State University, Lenina Pr., 61, Barnaul, RF-656049, Russia. Tomsk State University, Lenina Pr., 36, Tomsk, RF-634050, Russia.
Institute for Biological Problems of the North, Portovaya Street 18, Magadan 685000, Russia. Department of Zoology & Entomology, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein 9300, South Africa.
Aranei biodiversity Kazakhstan woodlouse spiders new record new species redescription Tajikistan Araneae


A new species, Dysdera mikhailovi sp. nov. (♀), is described from Tajikistan (nr. Dushanbe). A poorly known species Dysdera subcylindrica Charitonov, 1956 from Central Asia is redescribed based on newly collected material. Dysdera dushengi Lin, Chang et Li, 2020, known from western Xinjiang (China) is reported from Kazakhstan for the first time. (Re)descriptions, figures, diagnoses and distribution maps of all the studied species are provided.


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How to Cite

FOMICHEV, A. A., & MARUSIK, Y. M. (2021). Notes on the spider genus <em>Dysdera</em> Latreille, 1804 (Araneae: Dysderidae) in Central Asia. Zootaxa, 5006(1), 73–89.